Lignocellulosic Biomass to Liquid Biofuels is particularly useful for researchers in the field of liquid biofuels seeking alternative chemical and biochemical pathways or those interested advanced methods to calculate maximum yield for each process and methods to simulate the implications and costs of scaling up. Furthermore, with the introduction provided by this volume, researchers and graduate students entering the field will be able to quickly get up to speed and identify knowledge gaps in existing and upcoming technology the book's comprehensive overview.
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Table of Contents
1. Fundamentals of lignocellulosic biomass
2. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass for efficient enzymatic saccharification of cellulose
3. Bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass to bioethanol and biobutanol
4. Lignocellulosic biomass to biodiesel
5. Biobutanol from lignocellulosic biomass: bioprocess strategies
6. Syngas fermentation to bioethanol
7. Fischer Tropsch synthesis of syngas to liquid hydrocarbons
8. Constraints, impacts and benefits of lignocellulose conversion pathways to liquid biofuels and biochemicals
9. Environmental and socioeconomic impact assessment of biofuels from lignocellulosic biomass
10. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic sugarcane leaves and tops for bioethanol production
AuthorsAbu Yousuf Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Polymer Science, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh.
Dr. Abu Yousuf is a Research Associate in the School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, in the United States. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. His primary research interests include renewable energy, biorefinery, energy storage and waste-to-energy, and he is currently working with protonic ceramic fuel cells at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Yousuf has published over 60 papers in reputed ISI and Scopus-indexed journals, 19 conference papers and 15 book chapters, and is the Editor of 5 books, as well as serving as an editorial board member for several reputed journals. He received the Dean's Award from Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh, in 2019 and 2021, for his research, and won the 'International invention of the year award' at the British Invention Show, London, UK in 2017, for his work on Hybrid Energy Generation for Highway Lighting Systems.Filomena Sannino Agricultural Sciences Department of University of Naples "Federico II". Filomena Sannino holds PhD in Agricultural Chemistry from the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. His primary research interests include Bioremediation, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Bioenergy and Valorization of Agricultural Biomasses. She is founding partner of Spin-Off GreenAmbioTech s.r.l. She is author of the patent Process for producing triacetylhydroxytyrosol from olive oil mill waste waters for use as stabilized antioxidant� De Martino A., Sannino F., Manna C., Gianfreda L., Capasso R. PCT/IT 2005/000781. She is a member of The Interdepartmental Research Centre on Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) for the Environment, Agroo-food and New Materials (CERMANU) of the University of Naples Federico II . She is also a member of Technical Scientific Committee for the "Food Security and New Technologies� Area, partnership between the Interdepartmental Research Centre "Laboratory of Urban and Regional Planning" (LUPT) of University of Naples "Federico II" and European Parliament. She has published 83 papers in ISI indexed journals and several book chapters. Dr. Sannino Filomena is a member of Agricultural Chemistry Society and International Humic Substances Society (IHSS). She has 19 years' experience of teaching for undergraduate and postgraduate students in Agricultural Biochemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Use and Recycling of Agricultural Biomasses, Plant Biotechnology for Environmental Phytoremediation, Biochemistry of Plant Hormones and Growth Regulators. Currently, she is a researcher in Agricultural Chemistry at Agricultural Sciences Department of University of Naples "Federico II�. Domenico Pirozzi Professor of Biochemical Engineering Principles at the University Federico II of Naples and member of the Interdepartmental Center for Environmental Research (C.I.R.AM).. DOMENICO PIROZZI is Professor of Biochemical Engineering Principles at the University Federico II of Naples and member of the Interdepartmental Center for Environmental Research (C.I.R.AM). Prof. Pirozzi received his PhD in Chemical Engineering with a specialization in Biochemical Engineering at the University Federico II, and subsequently spent 18 months at University of Strathclyde (Glasgow, UK) within the TMR Program. His primary research interests include enzymatic reactors, biofuel production from from wastes, bioremediation of polluted waters. He has been responsible of several research projects and consultant for several companies, and is author of about 100 papers in ISI indexed journals and of several book chapters. He has a long experience of teaching Biochemical Engineering Principles, Biochemical Reactors, Transport Phenomena at the University Federico II of Naples, and has tutored several graduate and PhD theses. He has also taught undergraduate and graduate courses at the Universidad National del Litoral (Santa Fe, Argentina) and the Tsing-Hua University (Bejing, China) as Visiting Professor.